[ RadSafe ] Perseid shower plus some fireballs
JPreisig at aol.com
JPreisig at aol.com
Tue Aug 5 10:50:22 CDT 2014
Maury and Dog,
You'll look for Perseids and will probably see some UFO's also. Bet
you and Dog could make some pretty good UFO orbs or foo fighters using a
Helicopter drone and some bright lights attached to it. Enjoy the
PS big meteor fragments can be worth serious $$$$.
In a message dated 8/5/2014 2:18:54 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
maurysis at peoplepc.com writes:
Thanks, Dan, for passing on that account. What a grand experience that
would be to see the shower and then apparently find some fragments from
it! I'm just hoping to catch sight of a fireball when I'm out watching
for the Shower.
On 8/5/2014 12:44 AM, Dan McCarn wrote:
> Hi Maury:
> I was contacted by a lady in Santa Fe, New Mexico who had meteor
> fall in her back yard last week in a pyrotechnic display. I apparently
> the closest geologist! She collected fragments which appear to be
> nickel-iron. I've not seen the samples, but I asked her to see if they
> reacted to a magnet. She reported that they did!
> Dan ii
> Dan W McCarn, Geologist
> 108 Sherwood Blvd
> Los Alamos, NM 87544-3425
> +1-505-672-2014 (Home – New Mexico)
> +1-505-670-8123 (Mobile - New Mexico)
> HotGreenChile at gmail.com (Private email) HotGreenChile at gmail dot com
> On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 9:47 PM, Maury<maurysis at peoplepc.com> wrote:
>> Apologize for off topic, but believe many will enjoy the Perseids this
>> year -- they're getting better now.
>> Maury&Dog [MaurySiskel maurysis at peoplepc.com]
>> Space Weather News for August 4, 2014
>> METEOR ACTIVITY: Meteor activity is increasing as Earth plunges deeper
>> into the debris stream of Comet Swift-Tuttle, source of the annual
>> meteor shower. Last night alone, NASA cameras recorded more than a dozen
>> Perseid fireballs along with one sporadic bolide (exploding meteor) that
>> might have dropped pieces of itself over the southeastern USA.
>> Visithttp://spaceweather.com for video and observing tips.
>> CHANCE OF FLARES: Sunspot AR2130 is directly facing Earth and it has a
>> complex 'delta-class' magnetic field that harbors energy for strong
>> X-flare alerts are available fromhttp://spaceweathertext.com (text)
>> andhttp://spaceweatherphone.com (voice).
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